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C. M. Rubin
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C. M. Rubin (Cathy) is the founder of CMRubinWorld, an online publishing company focused on education, entertainment and lifestyle, and the co-founder of Henmead Enterprises, Inc., a publishing and strategic consulting company. Rubin’s 30 years of experience as an author, journalist, editor, executive, and entrepreneur in the fields of publishing, film, television, video and education have fostered her expertise in identifying and evaluating national and global trends in key economic sectors and industries, including the impact of innovation and technology. Rubin is the author of three best-selling books and two widely read online series for which she received a 2011 Upton Sinclair award. Her award winning blog, “The Global Search for Education,” brings together distinguished thought leaders from around the world to explore the key education issues faced by most nations.
C. M. Rubin currently lives in New York City. She was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and was educated in various parts of the world, including Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. C. M Rubin and her works have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world, including The New York Times, Parent Magazine, Vogue Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, US Magazine, the Hollywood Reporter, and Family Magazine. In addition, she has been a featured guest on radio and television shows, both in the US and the UK. Twitter – @CMRubinWorld

Entries by C. M. Rubin

The Global Search for Education: Remembering Jerome Bruner

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2016 | 10:46 PM

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"I have a kaleidoscope of memories of Jerry," writes Howard Gardner, "sitting with a group of students and colleagues, raising questions in a broader way than most of us would, then asking us to connect the dots, and then offering his own...

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Around the World in 30 Days - May 2016

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2016 | 2:15 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

"Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life. Ubiquitous sensors eliminating privacy as we now know it. Everybody will have a scandal! In ten years,...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - Cultivating Young Readers

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2016 | 6:08 PM

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Summer is coming. Book lists are already online. As a parent, I was determined to cultivate a love of reading in my children. Reading is something I love to do and so I was committed to ensuring that my kids appreciate and...

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The Global Search for Education: Play it Again Spirio

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2016 | 4:44 PM

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Play it Again Spirio

Many experts say it could be as soon as 30 years when machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.

Globally honored musician Leonard Cohen once wrote, "Music is the emotional life...

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Alice Through My Looking Glass

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2016 | 7:19 PM

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5 Years later, it is once again time for a little madness.....

It's just over 5 years since my daughter and I (on the heels of Tim Burton's 200 million dollar Alice In Wonderland movie that has grossed a whopping $1,025,467,110 to...

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Around the World in 30 Days - April 2016

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 12:26 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question and under attack from all sides. Will the new robots on the block provide the same expertise and...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What's New On Social?

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 11:17 AM

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Our world is interconnected. We no longer live in isolated communities. More than ever before we are part of a global community. The social media innovations making this connectivity easier with each day that passes are also being used to enhance learning.

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All the World's a Stage

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 1:05 PM

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"Whether it's in Asia, Europe, South America, or Africa, Shakespeare's plays are happening in geographically diverse territories within their respective traditions and in their native languages--demonstrating that Bill is quite alive and well within this global context."  --  Joseph Melillo

Throughout 2016,...

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The Global Search for Education: If You Teach Them They Will Grow

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2016 | 9:14 PM

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"The radical success of incarcerated Americans in college education is symbolic. It should move leaders in education to rethink the way we look at college admission and rethink the way we present the things we say we value."  --  Max Kenner

Max...

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The Global Search for Education: Well Being

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2016 | 9:41 PM

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"I struggled with body image and the feeling of self-control. My erratic eating and tendency to isolate myself were harmful behaviors that did not bring me happiness, no matter how much I thought they would."  --  Izzy Baum 

Isadora Baum is passionate...

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The Global Search for Education: Planet Earth needs a new 'Billionaires' List

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 10:34 PM

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What if we defined Billionaires as entrepreneurs helping to solve earth's most pressing challenges?

What if we disrupted Forbes Magazine criteria for its annual Billionaire's list? What if we defined Billionaires as entrepreneurs helping to solve earth's most pressing challenges? Surely humanity,...

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The Global Search for Education: More Materials for the Arts

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 8:42 PM

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"Every day is Earth Day." --  Harriet Taub  

Materials for the Arts is one of those organizations you look at and say to yourself - it's so obvious - collect surplus materials from businesses and individuals and redistribute them to nonprofits...

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Around the World in 30 Days - March 2016

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2016 | 9:32 AM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

From Education Fast Forward's 17th debate in partnership with UNESCO at Mobile Learning Week in Paris, to our Twitter Chat on Multiculturalism in partnership with Edmodo, to interviewing the Top 10 finalists for the Varkey Foundation's...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What are the best examples you have seen of teachers closing the gender gap in education?

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2016 | 8:07 AM

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The OECD's PISA report, The ABC of Gender Equality in Education, featured in The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender, illustrated that the gender gap cuts both ways - boys' and girls' attitudes to learning, their behavior in school...

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - On Becoming a Consummate Professional - Part 3

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 7:05 PM

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"In speaking of the achievement of excellence as workers and citizens, we refer to the three E's: Excellence, Engagement, and Ethics." -- Howard Gardner

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question...

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - Is Education a Profession? - Part 2

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 6:00 PM

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"We should try to raise consciousness about a teaching corps that is highly professionalized." --  Howard Gardner

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question and under attack from all sides. Will...

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - Do they Exist? - Part 1

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 4:26 PM

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"I see the range of professions, both in the United States and abroad, as under severe strain, because of both internal and external forces."  -- Howard Gardner

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to...

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The Global Search for Education: How to Make Music Online

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 3:35 PM

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"Because it's a platform and not just a tool, the eco-system allows for non-musicians to participate alongside musicians, music producers, artists, music labels/publishers and the industry as a whole. You can make and share music in real time with people around the planet."...
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The Global Search for Education: Meet the Teachers

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2016 | 9:31 PM

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"The most important thing we can do to help make teaching be regarded as a more prestigious career is to tell the stories of the wonderful and inspiring work they are already doing."  --  Colin Hegarty

Meet the teachers who make up...

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The Global Search for Education: Learning to Live Together

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2016 | 5:36 PM

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"It's important for schools to begin by setting a tone that values and leverages diversity as an asset, across all aspects of teaching and learning.  This cannot be an 'add on' or a checklist, but rather an ongoing effort marked by continuous learning...
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